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a small round table

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Its delicate walls were tinged like a blush; its floor was waxed; a square of brilliant carpet covered its centre; its small round table shone like the mirror over its hearth; there was a little couch, a little chiffoniere; the half-open, crimson-silk door of which, showed porcelain on the shelves; there was a French clock, a lamp; there were ornaments in biscuit china; the recess of the single ample window was filled with a green stand, bearing three green flower-pots, each filled with a fine plant glowing in bloom; in one corner appeared a gueridon with a marble top, and upon it a work-box, and a glass filled with violets in water.
The art of Gueridon or cooking at tables has almost disappeared.
s Modena chairs sat on either side of a French directoire style gueridon table from St.
Faberge Museum, Baden An Italian Empire ormolu gueridon c.
Often it would be made at the tableside by a dinner-suited maitre d', on one of those brilliant gueridon trolleys that I wish would make more of a comeback.
A world auction record for the artist Juan Gris was set for Le gueridon, 1914, which fetched pounds 4,403,750, while a leading work from the German Expressionist movement, Die Grune Brucke, by Lyonel Feininger (1871-1956) fetched a world record price of pounds 1,433,750, more than double pre-sale expectations.
There are late Cubist paintings by Picasso and Gris, the former's Instruments de musique sur un gueridon of 1914 (Fig.
An unparalleled suite of tables, torcheres and gueridons, produced over the course of 15 years in a joint venture between Parisian silversmiths and the Gobelins manufactory, was turned into currency to support the War of the League of Augsburg (1688-97).
000 pieces classees par periodes: boiseries finement sculptees, ceramiques, faiences, verreries colorees ou emaillees, poteries, lampes de mosquees, bois a epigraphes historiques, steles funeraires, vases et objets en cuivre, comme les gueridons, les chandeliers, les plateaux, les lustres, les brule-parfum, les boEtes, les coffrets a Coran, etc.
We can watch Davis play with Cubist simplifications, adapting them to vernacular New World subject matter in some crisp still lifes, and applaud his mastery of Cubist space in a couple of large all-American Gueridons, painted in 1922, that could hold their own with any European painting of the time.
Je ne vis pas beaucoup de difference, sinon que dans la boutique le marchand etait monte sur une caisse a fromage; dans l'autre vente, un commissaire-priseur debout sur une chaise, un petit marteau a la main; au milieu de gueridons, de fauteuils, de lampes etaient assis cinq negres et negresses; je m'attendais a les voir fort tristes : il n'en etait rien pourtant.
Elles monterent ensuite aux garde-meubles, ou elles ne pouvaient assez admirer le nombre et la beaute des tapisseries, des lits, des sofas, des cabinets, des gueridons, des tables et des miroirs, ou l'on se voyait depuis les pieds jusqu'a la tete, et dont les bordures, les unes de glace, les autres d'argent et de vermeil dore, etaient les plus belles et les plus magnifiques qu'on eut jamais vues (Perrault, 150; emphasis added).